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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Bridgette mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Bridgette

"Bridgette" is a name of French origin, and it means "Strength. Mythological Celtic goddess of fire and poetry". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Bridgette

Bridgette Wilson is an actress, singer, and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1990 to 2008. Bridgette was given the name Bridgette Leann Wilson on September 25th, 1973 in Gold Beach, Oregon, U.S. Bridgette is also known as Bridgette Wilson-Sampras.

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Bridgette Andersen was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1982 to 1982. Bridgette was given the name Marriah Bridget Andersen on July 11th, 1975 in Inglewood, California, USA. She breathed her last breath on May 18th, 1997.

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Bridgette was born on June 9th, 1989.

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Bridgette Radebe is a businessperson and businesswoman. Bridgette was born on February 26th, 1960 in South Africa.

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Bridgette was born on July 14th, 1983 in South Africa.

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Bridgette was born on April 27th, 1967 in DeLand, Florida.

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How popular is the baby name Bridgette in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1943 5 5 0
1944 7 7 0
1946 7 7 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 10 10 0
1949 13 13 0
1950 15 15 0
1951 17 17 0
1952 27 27 0
1953 37 37 0
1954 32 32 0
1955 46 46 0
1956 50 50 0
1957 67 67 0
1958 196 196 0
1959 295 295 0
1960 375 375 0
1961 374 374 0
1962 447 447 0
1963 459 459 0
1964 471 471 0
1965 494 494 0
1966 617 612 5
1967 575 575 0
1968 563 563 0
1969 591 591 0
1970 630 630 0
1971 495 495 0
1972 542 542 0
1973 595 595 0
1974 451 446 5
1975 454 454 0
1976 425 425 0
1977 431 431 0
1978 397 397 0
1979 405 405 0
1980 437 437 0
1981 446 446 0
1982 443 443 0
1983 460 460 0
1984 484 484 0
1985 496 496 0
1986 499 499 0
1987 487 487 0
1988 588 588 0
1989 568 562 6
1990 569 569 0
1991 524 524 0
1992 416 416 0
1993 536 536 0
1994 475 475 0
1995 427 427 0
1996 398 398 0
1997 314 314 0
1998 346 346 0
1999 283 283 0
2000 252 252 0
2001 233 233 0
2002 217 217 0
2003 251 251 0
2004 207 207 0
2005 210 210 0
2006 217 217 0
2007 187 187 0
2008 182 182 0
2009 204 204 0
2010 174 174 0
2011 179 179 0
2012 190 190 0
2013 172 172 0
2014 150 150 0
2015 145 145 0
2016 129 129 0
2017 120 120 0

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Popularity of Bridgette as a first name

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Popularity of Bridgette as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Bridgette U.S.
  White 42.70% 64.26%
  African American 47.75% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Bridgette

People with the last name Bridgette are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Bridgette

  • What name lists does Bridgette rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Bridgette? Bridgette is the 1,570th most popular name of all time. As a last name Bridgette was the 101,247th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Bridgette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 23,240 babies born with the first name Bridgette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Bridgette to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Bridgette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Bridgette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Bridgette is Friday, November 5th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Bridgette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Bridgette was in 1970 with a total of 630 babies.
  • Random Bridgette Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Bridgette is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Bridgette: Your name in reverse order is Ettegdirb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Beitdregt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Bridgette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 178 people with the last name Bridgette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Bridgette? Bridgette is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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